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shawnkellypowell@gmail.com

SHAWN POWELL

Lives and works in Kent, Ohio.

EDUCATION

2008                  MFA Hunter College, City University of New York, Painting

2005                  BFA Kansas City Art Institute, Art History and Painting

SOLO EXHIBITIONS            

2017,   Too Many Mornings, 106 Green, Brooklyn, NY        

2017,  The Shore, Cecille R. Hunt Gallery, Webster University, St. Louis, MO  

2014,   Blue Tomorrows, Chapter NY, New York, NY

2014,   Cabin Fever,  Fine Arts Gallery, State University of New York, Westchester Community College, Valhalla, NY

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2018

Velvet Ropes (G.I.F.C), David Risley Gallery, Copenhagen, Denmark

Velvet Ropes (G.I.F.C.), 0-0 LA, Los Angeles, CA;

Biennial Faculty Exhibition, Center for Visual Arts, Kent, OH

2017

Satellite Art Show with Duet (St. Louis, MO), Miami, FL.  

Cities, Like Dreams, Swamps Where Cedars Grow, The Provincial, Kaleva, MI

Inaugural Show, Benaco Art Residency,  Sirmione, Itally

2016

In the Works, Unisex Salon, Brooklyn NY

2015

No Sleep Til Berlin, Jostly, Berlin, Germany

New York With Love, Red Head Gallery, Toronto, Ontario

2014

Salon I, Harbor, New York, NY

Contemporaries, Ernest Newman Contemporary, Brooklyn, NY

Campfire, Academic, Queens, NY

PROMPT, Proto Gallery, Hoboken, NJ

Do It Yourself, 195 Morgan-Formally 3rd Ward, Brooklyn, NY            

2013

Future Folk, Brooklyn Fireproof, Brooklyn, NY

Surface Intentions, Harbor Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

Ears, Nose, Throat, Wildlife, Brooklyn, NY

Faculty Exhibition, Center for the Arts, White Plains, NY             

2012, 

Transformation/Transcreation, Hogarth, New York, NY

The Brucennial, 159 Bleecker Street, New York, NY     

Your Work of Art Works For Me, Maspeth, Queens        

2011

Liquid Matter, The Fabric Workshop and Musuem, Philadelphia, PA

2010

Arrival/Departure, Urban Culture Project/La Esquina, Kansas City, MO

Continuing Color Abstraction, The Painting Center, New York, NY

Ripe, The Leedy-Voulkos Art Center, Kansas City, MO            

2009

Alternative Abstraction, Nina Freudenheim Gallery, Buffalo, NY             

2008

Altered States, Francis Lewis Gallery, Flushing, NY          

ONLINE PRESENTATIONS

2018 The Drawing Exchange-Black Friday Edition (online platform), Portland, OR     

2017 The Drawing Exchange (online platform), Portland, OR

ART FAIRS

2018 NADA NY, Velvet Ropes (G.I.F.C), Agatha Magazine and Vi se pa Kunst Magazine's booth, New York, NY.

2017 NADA New York with 106 Green (Brooklyn, NY), New York, NY

2015 Select Art Fair with Rhombus Space (Brooklyn, NY), New York, NY

AWARDS AND HONORS

2008   Tony Smith Award Grant Hunter College, New York, NY

2005   H and R Block Artspace Guest Critique Program KCAI and H and R BlockArtspace, KC, MO

 

VISITING ARTIST LECTURES

2017  Visiting Artist Lecturer, Webster University, St. Louis, MO

2014  Visiting Artist Lecturer, Portfolio Review Critic and Guest Exhibition Juror, Westchester Community College, Valhalla, NY

2012 and 2011  Visiting Artist Lecture, Professor Gabriele Evertz’s Painting Class, Hunter College, New York, NY        

2010  Visiting Artist Lecture, Panel Discussion, and Undergraduate Studio Visits in conjunction with the exhibition Arrival/Departure, Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City, MO

 

BIBLIOGRAPHY       

Dierksen, Katryn, “Bad Jacket:  Issue 6”, Dunaway Books, St. Louis, MO, January 16th, 2018.

Grave, Cassidy Dawn, “Openings:  Black Lives Matter Show, Art for the Apocalypse, Refugee Reflections”, Bedford + Bowery, January 30th, 2017. [online] [ill.]

 Miller, Rachel, "Art in Brooklyn:  What to See This Week", Brooklyn Magazine, February 1 2017. [online] [ill]

Johnson, Paddy and Farley, Michael Anthony, “Select: Trying to Do Too Much”, Art F City, May 14, 2015.  [online] [ill.]

Manteufel, Anda, “Shawn Powell:  Conceal and Reveal”, Forma, Issue 03, Chapter 02, pages 12-19, Winter 2014. [online] [ill.]

Vartanian, Hrag, “Before the Studios Open:  Friday Night Shows at Bushwick Open Studios”, Hyperallergic, May 31, 2014.  [online] [ill]

Galgiani, Allison, “5 Extraordinary Art Openings This Weekend!,” Bushwick Daily, May 17, 2013.  [online] [ill.]

Shea, Christopher, “Fraggle Rock:  NYC’s Best Weekend Art Events”, Artparasites, May 2013. [online]

Dabkowski, Colin, “Five Alternative Views of Abstraction”, The Buffalo News, April 2009. 

 

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

White Columns Curated Artist Registry

College Art Association

 

 TEACHING

2018-present, Assistant Professor, Tenure-Track, Kent State University, Painting and Drawing

2009-2018,  Adjunct Assistant Professor, Hunter College, Painting and Foundations

20012-2018, Adjunct Instructor, Westchester Community College, Design, Painting, and Drawing

 

shawnkellypowell@gmail.com